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European Commission to investigate "freemium" apps

Several months after the ACCC announced its investigation into freemium apps, the European Commission is launching its own inquiry.

By March 2, 2014

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European Commission approves Microsoft's Nokia buy

The EU clears the way for Microsoft's planned purchase of Nokia's mobile devices and services business.

By December 4, 2013

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Whore of the Orient game faces Human Rights Commission complaint

The upcoming title from Team Bondi has been called an ''attempt to disgrace Chinese culture, history and traditions''.

By September 2, 2013

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IP theft commission wants to use malware to catch pirates

The Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property has submitted a report to the US Congress proposing anti-piracy measures and is considering the government-sanctioned use of ransomware.

By May 27, 2013

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Scalzi's new sci-fi thriller 'Lock In' gets a theme song

"Redshirts" author John Scalzi commissions indie rocker William Beckett to perform a theme song for his new book "Lock In."

By August 22, 2014

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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground

By August 20, 2014

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Uber lets strangers catch a ride together with UberPool

The car-hailing app is working on an upcoming car-pool feature that will let people shares rides and split the cost.

By August 5, 2014

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Uber, Lyft allowed to freely drive Seattle's streets

The city council lifts several restrictions and gives the green light to on-demand car service apps.

By July 14, 2014

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Uber, Lyft ordered to halt all operations in Pittsburgh

Two Pennsylvania judges slap the ride-for-hire apps with cease and desist orders just before the 4th of July holiday weekend.

By July 2, 2014

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Uber reportedly in talks to raise $500M for $12B valuation

The 4-year-old on-demand car service's valuation would nearly triple if it were to secure the new funding.

By May 22, 2014